Samuel Joseph, Liverpool unusual verge fusee pocket watch with demi-hunting case and terrific fancy balance cock. Silver consular style case measures approximately 54mm in diameter (pendant excluded) and is marked with London hallmarks, the date letter is not fully distinct due to wear but appears to be very likely for either 1800 or 1801 (capital E or F). Dial is white enamel and has a central chapter that is visible when the front of the case is closed, has an outer chapter visible when the front of the case is opened, and has a winding aperture toward bottom. Movement is marked with the serial number 1262, the word “Warranted, ” and has a magnificent fancy balance cock with a radiating sunburst design to its table. Running and a nice looking movement overall with excellent gilt color. Dial is excellent with just a scratch between 5 and 6 O’clock in its inner chapter and a small fine scratch at outer edge near the 1 minute marker. Minute hand appears to be a replacement being of different color than hour hand. Case is attractive with a good overall in hand look and feel. Case front opens somewhat wide of 90 degrees, case rear has some scattered dents and dings, and case front has a few mild small dings. Demi-hunting case crystal has some scratches. Please check out my other items this week for more great watches and watch related items for sale. New to watch collecting? – Check out the NAWCC! The NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) is a group that has a 65 year history, a terrific online message board for collectors, and the NAWCC puts on many watch and clock shows across the United States every year. I’ve been an NAWCC member since 1991 and recommend it to every collector of watches or clocks. The item “SAM JOSEPH LIVERPOOL VERGE FUSEE UNUSUAL DEMI HUNTING CASE CA. 1800 POCKET WATCH” is in sale since Friday, April 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “fhwatch” and is located in Dunbarton, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- Escapement Type: Verge
- Features: Fusee